Prolific director and animator Harry Chaskin crowdfunds stop-motion animated/live-action hybrid retelling of an Eastern European folktale one frame at a time.
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DigitasLBi enlists Motion Theory director Mathew Cullen to direct ‘Factory’ for Maytag, with visual effects provided by MTh sister company Mirada.
FX releases an animated tribute to George Coe, the voice of Woodhouse on the network’s award-winning animated spy comedy ‘Archer.’
Sony Pictures Animation wins a three-studio auction for an animated movie pitch centering on emoji; project is to be directed by Anthony Leondis and produced by Michelle Raimo Kouyate.
Longtime executive joined Toei Animation in 2004 as Director of Business Planning, and was named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises in Hong Kong in 2012.
Previously developed for Android phones, immersive, 360-degree interactive animated films from Jan Pinkava, Glen Keane, Mark Oftedal and Justin Lin are now available on the iPhone and iPad.
First-ever Roald Dahl app, ‘Twit or Miss,’ is a unique joint venture between the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and Penguin Random House U.K., working with Aardman Animations.
Premiere episode available on Tuesday, September 1 on WATCH Disney XD, Disney XD on Demand, and DisneyXD.com.
A great way for people to share research hot off their hard drives, this year’s Posters will be featured on 10 digital display kiosks with each poster scheduled for a 25-minute presentation throughout the week.
DreamWorks Animation re-sells its 13-acre Glendale campus under a deal worth $15 million to the cash-strapped studio led by Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Former senior art director at Click3x has worked with high-profile commercial and broadcast clients including Verizon, HBO, Olay, MasterCard, Nat Geo, Wendy’s and Movado
Virtual reality installations include Legend3D’s project for ‘Crimson Peak’; the return of V-Ray Days to feature Method Studios, Atomic Fiction and Ruairi Robinson.
Triggerfish Animation Studios opens continent-wide storytelling talent search in Africa with the launch of the Triggerfish Story Lab; studio to invest US$3.5 million over three years.
Hybrid studio offers integrated services for feature film and broadcast color, visual effects and emerging technologies.
New two-minute, 20-second trailer from Sony Pictures Entertainment is filled with plenty of action and intrigue as Bond uncovers the existence of the sinister organization known as SPECTRE.
Led by VFX/CG Supervisor Timothy Hanson, ZOIC Studios employs RealFlow to help create simulations for Marvel blockbuster ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ completing nearly 100 shots for the movie.
Newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games adds animation production and development to Stephenson’s current responsibilities of digital content creation.
Complementing his short film ‘Trail Mix: The Buffalo Ball,’ Hornet director Gabe Askew unveils ‘Trail Mix: Turtle Hurdle,’ an original mobile game for both iOS and Android.
Nickelodeon calls for entries for first-ever “What’s Your Nickfluence?” animation scholarship challenge in partnership with Get Schooled to award a $25,000 scholarship.
Created by BAFTA-winning animator, director and leading zoetrope artist Jim Le Fevre, the eight-foot tall and six-foot wide stroboscope spins at 33.3rpm and is illuminated by a strobe-rig to create the optical illusion of animation.
Can’t-miss offerings include ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along, ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary, ‘Star Wars,’ and secret special guests.
Blu-ray combo pack includes more than 90 minutes of high-octane special features; ‘Mad Max 4-Film Blu-ray Anthology’ set also available September 1.